Fownhope StationCourt Orchard
Station Commander: Phil Major
Station Type: On-call
Vehicles and Skills:
Incidents Attended in April 2014 to March 2015Total callouts: 62
The figures below are totals of the main types of incident attended within their station cover area and do not total all of the callouts.
- Fires: 6
- Road Traffic Collisions: 1
- Persons Rescued: 0
- Animals Rescued: 1
- False Alarms: 9
- Water Related: 0
Other Station Information
Fownhope Fire Station covers an area of approximately 32 square miles, with the population living in small villages scattered across a largely rural area. The station is based in Fownhope and is close to the city of Hereford, with Ledbury to the east and Ross-on-Wye to the south.
Fownhope Fire Station is a retained fire station, so is staffed solely by on-call firefighters, who respond to emergency calls whenever they are needed.
The station has a Dennis Sabre fire engine, which is a first-line attack engine, carrying a crew of up to six firefighters along with firefighting and rescue equipment.
On-call drill nights are held at the Fire Station every Tuesday commencing at 7:00pm.